Congratulations, game companies: You suckered me into taking pictures of your massive marketing apparatuses at E3 and posting them here on Re/code. The generally big and loud booth installations are fun to look at and to talk about and are a hallmark of E3.
Although the general public is not allowed past the security guards, the gaming trade show still attracts a fair share of fans — some from within the industry, and others affiliated with the “enthusiast press.” Dozens of costumed attendees roamed the Los Angeles Convention Center this week, a pittance compared to fan-focused events like the PAX conferences, but a reminder of the fans nonetheless.
Here, then, is a look at some of the better sights of E3.
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.